V.21 No.32 | 8/9/2012
How Sears, Roebuck & Co. midwifed the birth of the blues
By Chris Kjorness
In the popular telling, Delta blues musicians were tragic figures, singing out for personal solace. Though romantic, this story ignores the spirit of the bluesman himself, and the commercial and technological advances of the early 1900s.
4th of July Celebrate Freedom at Anderson-Abruzzo Balloon Museum
An afternoon and evening of food, fun, family and fireworks, featuring carnival games, volleyball, picnic areas, a dunk tank and more.
A Butterfly for Brooklyn at Belen Public Library